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For only the 12th time is history, a horse has won the Triple Crown, This time it was American Pharoah that took the mile and a half win at the Belmont to join an elite group of horses and jockeys, which can claim to be Triple Crowners.

This was the first career Belmont win for jockey Victor Espinoza, and the second for trainer Bob Baffert, who also won in New York with Point Given in 2001. This great jockey and fabulous horse broke the most famous dry spell in sports history over the past 37 years, This was first run in 1780.

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